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Lalique: First Boutique Opened in a Century, Founder's Home to Become Luxury Hotel

  • July 10, 2014 20:52

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Lalique boutique opens in Paris

Returning to its roots the French luxury brand, Lalique, recently opened its first boutique dedicated to jewelry since the company’s founding almost 110 years ago.

The 860-square-foot fine jewelry showcase is in the heart of Paris at 20 rue de la Paix, near where the firm’s founder, René Lalique, opened his first store in 1905 selling his jewelry. He later went on to specialize in glasswork. In addition to jewelry, the company is now known for its crystal and glasswork in uses ranging from decorative and functional items to large works of art, and for its perfumes, according to Forbes.

Also in the news, Artinfo reports:

The home of René Lalique in Wingen-sur-Mode, where the glass designer would stay when visiting his nearby factory, is currently being transformed into a luxury hotel that should start welcoming guest as Villa Lalique in the spring of 2015, Silvio Denz, CEO of Lalique and a longtime collector of the famed glass master’s perfume bottles, told Blouin Lifestyle

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